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Report: New Berlin coach, board president face charges

Creviston found passed out behind the wheel; Gordon allegedly wields gun in love triangle

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State Could Hold Up Video Gaming Revenues; Langfelder Responds

There’s confusion amongst local governments over whether the state can withhold video gaming payments, even without a state budget in place.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.

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Tourism Booming in Springfield and Illinois, Despite “Elephant in the Room”

Tourism remains one of the biggest industries in the state of Illinois, and it keeps getting bigger.

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Man Killed by Prostitute in W. Va. Could Have Ties to 2005 Divernon Case

Neal Falls of Springfield, Oregon was killed earlier this month in Charleston, West Virginia when he tried to kill a woman he met online.

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Arrest Made in Sunday Shooting

A man accused of shooting a Springfield man late Sunday night has turned himself in.

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House Votes to Cancel Legislator Pay Raises

The pay-raise issue has become a flashpoint in the budget stalemate.

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Below Average Rainfall Not Enough to Save Some Crops

The rain let up, but it's too late to save some of Illinois' crops.

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No Gaming Revenues for Cities Without State Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says the state doesn't have the authority to distribute video gambling profits to municipalities across the state.

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Studying Ways to Trim the Prison Population

Governor's goal: cut by 25 percent in ten years

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Walker Campaigns Downstate

Accompanies LaHood, praises Rauner

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.

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One in ICU After Sunday Shooting

A Springfield man is expected to live after police say he was shot on his left side Sunday night.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner Looking to Retired Workers If ASCME Strikes

Retired worker says he received a call asking about the possibility of working in the interim if there's a strike.

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